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What Are Available Treatments For A Prolapsed Bladder
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
I have had a prolapsed bladder for about 2 years, it seems to be getting some worse it is just before coming out of my vagina what is the treatment fo?
Be evaluated first..: Go to see gynecologist or urologist who has special interest in uro-gynecology to assess your detailed bladder prolapse-related history, general health, ability to cope with life reality, progress and degree of prolapse so to select an optimal option of care from supporting pessary or surgical correction, which, either one, just helps improve pelvic floor muscle strength, not cure - over time .... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: There are both non-surgical and surgical options. Bladder prolapse can occur by itself or be associated with urinary incontinence, rectal prolapse, uterine prolapse, or in the absence of a uterus, prolapse of the top of the vagina. Non-surgical options include use of a pessary or pelvic floor exercises. Surgical options include use of mesh or graft material to correct the specific anatomic defects. This can be approached laparoscopically, vaginally or a combined approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: It is possible, but not overly likely - you should have a thorough exam if you are concerned. If you have not had an exam then i wonder why you are concerned over this - symptoms of urinary bladder prolapse may include recurrent bladder infections, pressure in the pelvic region and even prolapsed tissue into the vaginal opening - it should be checked. ...Read more
My urologist said I have a mildly prolapsed bladder. I am 60. Should i avoid certain activities/exercise? I don't want to make it worse.
I have a prolapsed bladder they gyro said i could have a bladder sling are there any risks and if i don't have surgery will it get worse?
Bladder: Hopefully your md is going to discuss the risks with you. There are risks with every surgery. You should have a lengthy discussion with your md and receive a written consent form to review as well. Yes, the sling has risks. Have you spoken to a urogynecologist about this? In general, bladder tends to worsen over time, but it depends on several factors. Seek qualified help. ...Read more
Urogynecologist: If it is bothering you, the sub-specialty of urogynecology is the place to look. We specialize in the treatment, both surgical and non-surgical, of pelvic prolapse. You can find a doctor at www.Augs.Org. ...Read more
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